Hasina launched the distribution effort by handing new textbooks for 2019 to a number of students at Ganabhaban in the capital on Monday morning. At least 352 million free books will be distributed to 42.6 million students of different educational institutions across the country on the first day of 2019 among festivities.
The Awami League government is distributing free textbooks to the students for the 10th consecutive time. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid and Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman handed two sets of primary and secondary textbooks to the prime minister during the event at the Ganabhaban.
The Education Ministry and the Primary and mass Education Ministry will celebrate Textbook Day on Jan 1 when free books will be distributed in schools throughout the country.